Essbase ODL Logs Are Not Rotating With the 'retentionPeriod' or 'rotationFrequency' Settings (Doc ID 1954168.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Essbase - Version 11.1.2.3.500 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The Essbase ODL Logs are not rotating after adding the 'retentionPeriod' or 'rotationFrequency' settings to the Essbase logging.xml file:

   <log_handler name='agenthandler' class='oracle.core.ojdl.logging.ODLHandlerFactory'>
     <property name='path' value='${HYPERION_LOGHOME}/essbase'/>
     <property name='maxFileSize' value='1000000'/>
     <property name='maxLogSize' value='1000000000'/>
     <property name='retentionPeriod' value='30 days'/>
     <property name='rotationFrequency' value='5'/>
   </log_handler>


The following error may be written to the log:

[Tue Nov 11 08:19:09 2014]Local/ESSBASE0///140068371425008/Info(1311019)
Classpath during JVM initialization: [:/Oracle/Middleware/EPMSystem11R1/common/jlib/11.1.2.0/epm_j2se.jar:/Oracle/Middleware/EPMSystem11R1/products/Essbase/EssbaseServer/java/essbase.jar:/Oracle/Middleware/EPMSystem11R1/products/Essbase/EssbaseServer/java/essbaseRegistry.jar]
Logging configuration class "oracle.core.ojdl.logging.LoggingConfiguration" failed
oracle.core.ojdl.logging.LoggingConfigurationException: ODL-52053: unable to create handler instance using class 'oracle.core.ojdl.logging.ODLHandlerFactory'; exception: oracle.core.ojdl.logging.HandlerFactoryException: ODL-52033: invalid value for property retentionPeriod: 7 days.
Nov 11, 2014 8:19:12 AM oracle.dms.trace.TraceManager init
INFO: DMS classic tracing will not be performed because the DMS context manager is disabled.
Nov 11, 2014 8:19:13 AM com.hyperion.hit.registry.ComponentImpl setFileContent
INFO: WRITE - SETFILECONTENT: Component- SHARED_SERVICES_PRODUCT, File Name- CSSConfig
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Cause

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